Children’s & Young Adult Literature


Located in: Tomás Rivera Library

The UCR Library offers a significant collection of children’s and young adult literature. Winning titles from more than fifty annual awards deemed of the most significance to K-12 teachers are featured. Resources also include “big books” for children pre-K through grade 3, sized for sharing with a group of students rather than individual reading.

Collection Development from Awards
Awards dealing with diversity:
  • Coretta Scott King Awards
  • Asian Pacific American Awards
  • Pura Belpre Awards
  • American Indian Youth Services Literature Award
  • Schneider Family Book Awards
Awards for nonfiction:
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award
  • Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction
  • Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize
Awards by teacher organizations:
  • International Reading Association Children’s Book Awards
  • Bank Street College Awards
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
  • Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
Subject Areas
  • Business, Education, & Public Policy
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